StrongLoop began in 2013 offering an open-source enterprise version of Node.js. Acquired by IBM in 2015, the StrongLoop team continues to build LoopBack, the open-source Node.js API Framework. IBM continues to contribute and support the StrongLoop community through these projects that provide key technologies for the API economy:

Highly-extensible, open-source Node.js framework ideal for APIs.
A JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.
Create fully functional GraphQL wrappers for existing REST(-like) APIs.

We also support these key technologies for API development:

Node.js logoNode.js. Get projects done quickly, leverage the broad knowledge of JavaScript, and scale to the massive concurrency needed for mobile, IoT and next-generation web APIs.

OpenAPI Initiative logoOpenAPI Spec. Open standard for defining and describing your API.

Latest Blog Posts

Dec 12, 2018

As applications evolve and developers add new features, the structure of the backing database evolves as well. In LoopBack 3, we provided JavaSc...

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Dec 6, 2018

“In the Loop” provides a monthly rundown of some interesting news, updates or opinions for Node.js, OpenAPI Spec, Microgateway, LoopBack and oth...

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Dec 5, 2018

With winter approaching, daylight hours have been decreasing, but the LoopBack team’s productivity has not. After we published the General Avail...

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